The students, from the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine, gave up part of a weekend to help the BHWT at a rehoming day.
A mother-of-three has shared how a hen saved from slaughter and adopted by her family is helping one of her sons with his autism.
Home for these chickens is a bright plastic henhouse made from recyclable, energy-efficient moulded polymers in fetching green, yellow or red, costing up to £749.
A Nottingham probation hostel is helping its residents’ wellbeing and enhancing their relationships with staff after adopting a flock of ex-commercial chickens.
A woman has found a touching way to pay tribute to her late pet hen by entering her photo into a charity calendar competition.
Robert Clayton entered a photo of Connie into the British Hen Welfare Trust contest will see his image star as November in the 2022 calendar.
Sally McSorley, 46, has been adopting ex-commercially farmed chickens for 11 years. She works in IT and lives in West Sussex with her husband John.
The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officers are encouraging poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of avian flu over the winter.
Amy Hamilton 35, and Rhona Gilder, 52, conquered their fears – and the skies – to take part in a wing walk and raise funds for a hen welfare charity.
Portsmouth News: 200 Caged Hens Saved From Slaughter At Rowlands Castle Get Chance To Spread Their Wings
More than 200 hens were saved from slaughter and will now be able to spread their wings after finding loving homes thanks to an animal welfare charity.
The News Lens: Young People’s New Pet – British Honourable Philanthropist Calls On Taiwan’s Fast Food Industry To “See The Hen”
Taiwanese readers may be surprised how suitable hens are as companion animals. They’re basically like cats and dogs with feathers, loving and curious as well as having their own personalities.
Country Life: How Keeping Chickens Boomed In The Pandemic And The Charity Helping New Keepers Do It Right
Chickens became the fourth most popular domestic pet in Britain over the past year and a half, and the British Hen Welfare Trust has been helping thousands of people. Annunciata Elwes reports.
A United Kingdom non-profit is urging people to adopt chickens for the resettlement of hard-working hens. The BHWT is organising an adoption day on October 9, Saturday in Hampshire, and has appealed to the common public to save these ex-commercial chickens from getting slaughtered.
The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) says that 46 of the birds will be killed unless they are adopted, and called on people to adopt them to save their lives
Cooking The Books: Interview With Orlando Murrin, President Of The Guild Of Food Writers, Championing Our Size Matters Campaign
Gilly talks to Orlando Murrin, former editor of BBC Good Food magazine, founder of Olive magazine, Waitrose columnist and president of the Guild of Food Writers about his role in creating modern British food culture back in the 90s and 2000s.
A Banknock man known as ‘the Jogfather’ is raising funds for the British Hen Welfare Trust by running 26.2 miles around Denny.
A woman from West Wickham, in London, will be tackling her own ‘chicken run’ when she takes part in a virtual marathon to raise funds for the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT).
New research suggests that the majority of keel bone fractures in commercial laying hens are caused by large eggs, amid calls for consumers to eat a variety of sizes to stem the welfare issue.
Veterinary Practice: BSAVA PetSavers Partners With The British Hen Welfare Trust To Offer New Student Grant
BSAVA PetSavers has partnered with the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) to jointly fund a generous grant for an undergraduate student research project in chicken veterinary health.
Helsingin Sanomat: Battery Hens Will Have a New Life as Pets in British Families: It Is Lovely To See a Hen Enjoying Her First Dust Bath
The BHWT delivers power-producing laying hens to homes as pets. Almost a million chickens have already been saved from premature death.
Sara Horncastle, one of the trust’s rehoming volunteers at Stanton, said: “We homed 265 hens today – it went very well. It’s so lovely to see these little girls getting new homes and a whole new life.”
Did you know an egg yolk is often the same size in any size of hen’s egg? If yolks are your favourite bit, the smaller the egg, the more likely you are to get more yolk.
A new collaboration between poultry welfare advocates and egg producers is urging UK shoppers to eat a range of egg sizes to do what’s right for the hens that lay them.
The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) and British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) have come together to raise awareness that egg size matters when it comes to hen welfare.